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IT Support Apprentice

QA Apprenticeships
PA1 1JR, Paisley
£14,000 per annum
Closing date
3 Oct 2023

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Technology, Telecommunications
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Advanced
Start Date
12-18 months

Job Details

Who you’ll be working for:

At AQUA IT, they provide IT Support for all businesses across Scotland concentrating in the Central Belt from Glasgow through to Edinburgh. They make technology work for you by making sure you have the right equipment for the job. We also advise on how to best achieve your goals within your budget.

What’s in it for you:

Aqua IT have a really exciting opportunity for one individual to join their team as an IT Support Apprentice. Within this role you will be enrolled onto the SCQF Level 6 IT Support Apprenticeship and this will teach you all the skills and knowledge you need to kick start your career in the world of IT! 

Benefits include:

  • Pension Plan 
  • Health Care Plan after 2 years 



Working hours:

40 hours per week, Monday to Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm 

Main responsibilities:

  • Utilizing Excel and Word for reports of the business
  • Help desk duties 
  • Monitoring ticket and V/Mail systems
  • Answering emails from customers and external parties
  • Telephone calls from stakeholders
  • Updating bespoke online customer portal

You will need the following skills:

  • Good communication skills 
  • Self-motivated 
  • A strong interest in IT 
  • Some experience in IT, this could be a college course, own time studying, or IT in school
  • Full UK driving licence (due to the location of the employer)

Future prospects:

Progression opportunities such as gaining experience in Help Desk Operation and progression to level 1/2 technical level. 

Important information:

Throughout your apprenticeship you are supported by your skills coach and your account manager. They work with your line manager to ensure you settle in, help you develop all the skills you need to pass your assessments, and can provide one to one support.

At the end, as well as the valuable experience you have gained, you get a nationally recognised qualification.

Interested? Apply now!


QA Apprenticeships is the first Ofsted 'Outstanding' rated IT apprenticeships provider, as well as 3-time consecutive winner of Apprenticeship Programme of the Year (2012, 2013 and 2014). According to Ofsted, we deliver "world-class" apprenticeship programmes with "exceptionally well qualified" staff. Most of our apprentices "deliver a high standard of work for their employers and exceed expectations, often finding better ways of working and reducing costs".

Why choose QA Apprenticeships?

  • The first IT apprenticeships business rated Ofsted Outstanding
  • 100% of QA apprentices have jobs from day one of their 12–14 month apprenticeship programmes
  • 94% of QA apprentices secure permanent employment after completing; this is 20% higher than the national average (National Apprenticeship Service 2012)
  • We have won the coveted Apprenticeship Programme of the Year award for three consecutive years at The Learning Awards 2012, 2013 & 2014
  • Leading apprenticeship partner for Microsoft, Oracle, HPE, Cisco and Association of Project Management


Company info
Rath House 55-65 Uxbridge Road

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